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Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

The Joe Show Exclusive Sneak Preview 4/26/14 7PM - 10PM 2014-04-26 19:00:00 2014-04-26 22:00:00

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Trapped in a world he never made up, Joe struggles to find a job or even a meaningful relationship with anyone outside of his imaginary...

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Live Coverage 2014 2/22/14 7PM - 11PM

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Live Coverage, UICA’s largest fundraiser of the year, is back for 2014! Live Coverage celebrates UICA’s role as an instigator and supporter...

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Michigan Premiere of Hairbrained with Filmmakers Q&A 2/13/14 7PM - 10PM

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Filmmakers will speak at the Michigan premiere of HairBrainedBrendan Fraser, Alex Wolff, and Parker Posey star in the Independent...

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Crispin Glover Live Tour! Part 2 of "IT" Trilogy 2/2/14 7PM - 11:30PM

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Feeling down about the Superbowl?  Tired of tiny weeners wrapped in puff pastry? UICA has the solution for your end-zone woes.   Join us in...

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Adult Workshop- Make your own Holiday Terrarium Multiple Dates

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Ages 18+ Join us in making a tiny holiday terrarium! Not only are these little worlds fun to create, they are perfect for decorating your...

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Children's Workshop- Make your own Snow Globe Multiple Dates

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For kids ages: 6-12 Make your own snowglobe! UICA will provide the supplies to create a one-of-a-kind snowglobe to give or to keep. Create...

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Beautiful Prison- Saturday November 2nd 11/2/13 5:30PM - 8PM

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"Beautiful Prison" is a feature film focused around a brain damaged man, who -- after a violent accident -- has his intellect restored...

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Beautiful Prison- WORLD PREMIERE 11/1/13 7PM - 11:30PM

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"Beautiful Prison" is a feature film focused around a brain damaged man, who -- after a violent accident -- has his intellect restored and...

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ODD BALL 9/14/13 7PM - 11PM

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ODD BALL Saturday, September 14, 2013  | 7–11 PM DARKDANGEROUSDARING The ODD BALL is back! Come prepared for an unexpected mix of...

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Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie 8/24/13 8PM - 11PM

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EVOCATEUR: THE MORTON DOWNEY JR. MOVIE Directed By: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy NewbergerRun Time: 90 MinutesMPAA...

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Tiny Terrariums: Out of the Bottle 8/15/13 7PM - 9PM

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Exercise your green thumb and create small green globes called "Kokedama".  These tiny terrariums are sure to spice up any garden, summer...

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Tiny Terrariums: Out of the Bottle 8/14/13 7PM - 9PM

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Exercise your green thumb and create small green globes called "Kokedama".  These tiny terrariums are sure to spice up any garden, summer...

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Vampyr w/ live music by the Andrew Alden Ensemble 7/27/13 8PM - 10PM

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Featuring live music by the Andrew Alden Ensemble Experience this 1932 classic horror film with an exciting new score performed live by...

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Night of the Living Dead w/ live music by the Andrew Alden Ensemble 7/26/13 8PM - 10PM

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Featuring live music by the Andrew Alden EnsembleGeorge A. Romero’s classic 1968 zombie film Night of the Living Dead is being revived with...

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Open Projector Showcase 2013 7/12/13 7PM - 11:30PM

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In this final event of the season, come see local short films by the season's audience-voted winners and more at this special,...

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Sign Painters 6/22/13 6PM - 9PM

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UICA and AIGA West Michigan present the West Michigan premiere of Sign Painters, the first anecdotal history of the craft, featuring the...

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Seedbombs and Moss Graffiti 6/13/13 7PM - 9PM

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Color the city with flowers! Join us in our clay studio to make wildflower seedbombs and turn an empty lot into a flowerpot. After the...

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Tiny Terrariums 5/22/13 7PM - 9PM

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Join us for a night of crafting miniature terrariums! Not only are these tiny worlds fun to create, they are perfect for a summer patio or...

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Intro Class: Clay Planters and Pots 5/19/13 1PM - 3PM

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Join local artist, Kate Lewis, in this fun intro hand building class and learn how to build coil planters and pots for your summer patio...

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Tiny Terraruims 5/9/13 7PM - 9PM

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Join us for a night of crafting miniature terrariums! Not only are these tiny worlds fun to create, they are perfect for a summer patio or...

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Galaxy In A Can 4/11/13 7PM - 9PM

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Create a limitless expanse of time and space … actually a really cool LED planetarium projector. Tickets include admission to the...

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Intro Class (Session I ) The Potter's Wheel 4/3/13 7PM - 4/24/13 9PM

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This four-part class will teach you basic wheel throwing and glazing techniques. Class fee includes two weeks of studio access March 12-...

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Intro Class: Basics of Handbuilding 4/2/13 7PM - 4/23/13 9PM

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Perfect for beginner and intermediate students! This four-part class will teach you basic clay hand building techniques to create both...

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Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams 4/2/13 7PM - 9PM

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Decadent rock star, '70s survivor, gypsy songbird, white-winged dove—the inimitable Stevie Nicks has entranced millions of fans worldwide...

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Put A Bird On It! 3/14/13 7PM - 9PM

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PUT A BIRD ON IT Thursday, March 14 I 7-9PMFacilitator I Kayla Thompson$15 Member $20 NonmemberChoose from a variety of glassware and...

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Nosferatu with live music from Andrew Alden Ensemble 3/2/13 8PM - 10PM

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Rejuvenating silent film classics with live music, the Andrew Alden Ensemble brings an exciting new score to the iconic Nosferatu. F.W.’s...

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Intro Class: Wire Jewelry Design 2/20/13 7PM - 3/13/13 9PM

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This four-part class with artist Dorothy Dorney, teaches beginners the basic techniques of wire working and encourages design that is both...

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Intro Class: The Potter's Wheel 2/19/13 7PM - 3/12/13 9PM

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  Tuesdays February 19-March 12 | 7–9 PM Instructor | Kate Lewis $85 Members $95 Nonmembers Perfect for beginner and intermediate...

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Intro Class (Session II): The Potter's Wheel 2/18/13 7PM - 3/11/13 9PM

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During this four-part class, local potter, Rita Shields, will teach wheel throwing and glazing techniques. Students should have some...

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Live Coverage 2/16/13 6PM - 11PM

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This unforgettable evening combines the thrill of great art created live, music, auctions, an array of fine food and a cash bar. Held for...

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Down & Dirty Date Night 2/14/13 7PM - 10PM

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DOWN & DIRTY DATE NIGHT GHOST STYLEThursday, February 14  |  7–10 PMFacilitator  |  TBD The perfect pre valentine date night! Bring...

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